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Social Security Administration

Summer Inter With Big Ideas - Save The Trees - Use Technologoy

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I am a summer intern at the SSA (ODAR) and I am witness to the abundant amount of paper that goes to waste per day. We are an office that is constantly printing out subpeonas and medical reports which must be filled out and completed by medical experts. Hospitals must also print, on several ocassions, thousands and thousand of pages in medical records. I suggest that both, hospitals (and other agencies) and the SSA or... more »

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Trees planted to commemorate government agency special events/honors

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I suggest a federal government program allotment that goes to buying inexpensive, drought-resistant trees, to be planted on government agency property, to recognize organizational achievements, awards, and other important events.
Russian and U.S. space programs often plant trees to commemorate special events, such as space launches. Trees have a lot of advantages, in addition to their ability to reduce carbon footprint... more »

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